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Kwa-Zulu Natal drivel Yellow Card training camp

Kwa-Zulu Natal drivel Yellow Card training camp

KZN conducted a Yellow Card Training Camp from the 30 November to 4 December 38 Drivers received their permits with a 100% pass rate. Sanele Mkhize, KZN Provincial Transport Officer said, “I was very happy that my drivers young and old, all participated in all the...

EC Base Mangers trained

EC Base Mangers trained

Eastern Cape Base Managers attended a 3-day training session with the provincial staff to identify and close gaps in the understanding of the roles and responsibilities of the base managers and the provincial staff. According to the General Manager of the Eastern Cape...

Orphan determined to succeed

Orphan determined to succeed

Kedibone Qhinebe of Suikerbos grew up as an orphan and she made it her mission in life to succeed against all odds. She said her mother died when she was still a toddler. ‘‘I don’t know her and that is very painful’’, said the 26-year-old Kedibone. ‘‘My uncle, who was...

MD Message December 2015

MD Message December 2015

It is that time of the year again that most of us are preparing to spend time with our loved ones during the upcoming Festive Season. Our Winter Fire Season went much better than last year and we recorded around 1000 fires less during this period. This reduction can...

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Job Profile:

The role is responsible for creating, developing, refining and executing internal / external communications in line with the overall business strategy and ensures that the appropriate messages are developed via appropriate communications channels/platforms.

Reports to: Communication and Marketing Executive

Key Performance Areas:

  1. Corporate Communications
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders in the planning, development and delivering corporate communication to achieve objectives in engaging with business units and employees.
  • Develop, initiate and take ownership of the end-to-end delivery targeted, creative and engaging communications plans.
  • Create Internal Communication platforms and initiatives.
  • Conceptualises, copy-writes, proof-reads, edits and distributes content.
  • Develop and update annual Organizational Calendar and align the Corporate Communications Annual plan of Operations accordingly. Provide support to stakeholder on developing and/or implementing internal campaigns or events.
  • Be part of strategically driving the organisations values and culture.
  • Measure effectiveness of communications and distribution of content and recommending improvements and initiatives to achieve the business’s desired objectives.
  1. Brand Management and Compliance
  • Ensure brand compliance the Corporate Identity manual of funders.
  • Identify and procurement of Corporate Communication merchandise.
  • Design and edit corporate templates.
  1. Administration
  2. Report writing

Job Requirements:

  • Diploma or Degree in Communications / Public Relations / Marketing
  • 2 to 5 years proven experience in internal communications, public relations, marketing or similar

Required Skills:

  • Proven excellent command of the English language (written and spoken)
  • Ability to effectively communicate across multiple platforms
  • Familiar with Google Workspace, HTML, Social Media, Instant Messaging Platforms, Microsoft Office Suite

Desired Skills:

  • Internal Strategic Communications
  • Project Management (added advantage)
  • Adobe Premium – an advantage
  • Willingness to travel

Submit CV together with a motivational letter to: talentad@wofire.co.za

Note: Please clearly indicate in the subject line for which position you are applying.

If you have not had a response from us within 30 days after the closing date, kindly accept that your application has been unsuccessful. In line with the EEA, preference will be given to those applicants whose appointment will address the demographic imbalances in our work force profile.

Covid-19 Vaccine Intent:

WOF has a mandatory Covid-19 vaccination plan in place and as such all applicants will be required to submit a vaccination certificate to be considered in the selection process.

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